What Will Your Visit to Chautauqua Look Like?

Create your perfect day at Chautauqua!

Come for the Experience, Stay for the Food

Enjoy delicious appetizers, salads, sandwiches, wine and craft cocktails at the beautiful Athenaeum Hotel on Chautauqua Lake!

Relish casual lakeside dining in Adirondack chairs around firepits with tableside service for beverages

Let’s Have Some Fun!


CHQ has always celebrated its connection to the lake, and swimming has remained a popular past-time. 


At CHQ you can rent a kayak, canoe, sailboat or bike, fish, golf, visit the Tennis Center and so much more.


Come for a day to relax with friends with lakeside beverages and in a beautiful setting.

Take a Piece of Chautauqua Home with You

Stop at the Gallery Store or one of the many other wonderful place to shop on our Historic grounds and take a piece of Chautauqua with you. Enjoy hand crafted bowls, jewelry, clothes, bags and much more.

A view of artwork for sale at The Gallery Store in Strohl Art Center

The Gallery Store

Find unique treasures at the Gallery Store!

Book display in the Chautauqua Bookstore

The Chautauqua Bookstore

Find new inspiration at the Chautauqua Bookstore.

Display of scarves

More Shops and Services

Discover something new and exciting at one of the many shops on our historic grounds.

Where to Stay

Athenaeum Hotel

The historic Athenaeum Hotel welcomes visitors with lodging that is as comfortable as it is beautiful. Situated on Chautauqua Lake, the Athenaeum offers an environment where guests can rest and relax in close proximity to Chautauqua Institution’s many events and experiences. Stay with one of our all-inclusive packages this summer!

This is the Place

This is the place to be this summer. Make your day a Chautauqua into an adventure. Explore places to dine, shop and play!